From Kebdet El Falah to Azza’s Mouthwatering Gelati, 9 of Alexandria’s Most Iconic Restaurants and Cafes

There’s no wrong time to visit Alexandria, it’s a city you can absolutely enjoy all year round. Apart from its beautiful weather and breathtaking views, Alexandria has some of the best restaurants and cafes in the country, many of which have become iconic brands. You don’t need to spend more than one or two days there to be able to enjoy the city; in just one day, you can take a break from Cairo, enjoy some tasty food and a nice stroll on the corniche.

Here’s a list of 9 places you should absolutely not miss if you’re in Alexandria, offering everything from seafood feasts to yummy desserts. You can thank us later!

Alban Swisra

Whenever you tell your Alexandrian friend that you’re visiting Alexandria, it’s always the first place they tell you to visit, and for good reason. Alban Swisra has mouthwateringly cheesy dishes that will definitely satisfy your cravings!

Mohamed Ahmed

There are hundreds of places that make foul and falafel. But Mohamed Ahmed’s foul and falafel are surely very different. Head there for a yummy morning breakfast, and we’re positive, you won’t regret it.

The Greek Club

You just cannot visit Alexandria and miss it’s signature spot, The Greek Club. It has good food, great service, amazing views, and is an overall lovely experience that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Kebdet El Falah

The best Alexandrian liver sandwiches in town. No matter how many sandwiches you buy, we guarantee that there’s always going to be a second and maybe even third round. Yes, it’s that good.

Balbaa Village for Grills

Balbaa is known to have some of the best grills in town. Whether it’s the kofta, tarb, ribs, or hawawshi, it’s all grilled to perfection, and the smell of the food even before you enter the restaurant, will make your mouth water.

Houda Gondol

Alexandria is known for its delicious seafood, and Houda Gondol is by far one of the best seafood places there. Whatever you’re craving, you’ll find it here.

Malek El Seman

According to several recommendations, Malek El Seman makes the best grilled quail in Alexandria. So if you’re up for it and have the time, head there and you definitely won’t regret it.


Trianon is one of those cafes that just never gets old. It’s a classy cafe and patisserie where you can enjoy your favorite cup of tea, along with one of their delicious desserts.


And to end your trip, who wouldn’t like some flavorful ice cream from Azza, Alexandria’s favorite ice cream spot.

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